5 battery-powered tools that will make your next job so much easier

In recent years battery-powered tools have gained more popularity as they have become more widely available, and more people have begun to learn the large number of benefits that battery-operated tools have to offer. Battery-powered tools are preferred by those headed towards a more environmentally friendly direction. They are more sustainable, as these tools do […]

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Your vigorous disinfecting could be hurting occupant health

Returning to the new normal leaves many anxious occupants concerned with the potential for their own workplace making them sick. Well-intentioned cleaning crews, facilities managers, and occupants fill buildings with disinfectants to stop the spread of infection. While viruses are on the top of these individuals’ minds, it goes largely unrealized that filling commercial buildings […]

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Fittings: Do more and make connections that really last

Push-fittings, or push-to-connect, solutions have been saving invaluable time for plumbers and contractors over the past few decades. Push-fittings provide a water-tight seal and are easily installed without the use of special tools, solder, or solvents. Without the use of special tools, push-to-connect fittings provide a faster installation and they are an efficient choice for […]

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Get a handle on hygiene

Addressing the anxiety associated with the spread of viruses over surfaces without going over the facility’s budget can seem nearly impossible. Some places simply just cannot switch over to sensor technology no matter how badly they would like to help limit the number of surfaces people are putting their hands on, especially in restrooms, where […]

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Beware the phantom flush

The future is hands-free. People are more aware now than ever of the spread of diseases over surfaces, which has in turn propelled us all into a future that embraces touchless options. Sensor technology first began appearing in restrooms in the 1990’s. At the time this new technology was marketed as a more hygienic alternative, […]

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5 items you need for your next big cleanup

Tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and the unfortunate reality of crime all share something in common: they leave you with the pieces to clean up afterwards. Disasters aside, the benefits of a large cleanup may surprise you. You could find parts you didn’t realize you had in your facility, saving you from having to spend funds on […]

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Hurricane season is here: Are you prepared?

The official start to the Atlantic hurricane season began this week on June 1. The storms got a head start with the third named tropical system potentially forming southeast of Bermuda. If the storm becomes strong enough, it will be named Cristobal and be the first time on record that three named storms formed across […]

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How to win the battle against rust

Years ago, I was an adventurous kid with the coolest metallic turquoise-colored bike. I would spend an entire summer taking my bike to dive down a hill so tall that it seemed as though was towering over all of the surrounding houses in the neighborhood, thoroughly impressing the other kids in the neighborhood—most of them […]

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Where is our restroom privacy?

We are often concerned about our privacy, passionately defending it at the instance when it may be in jeopardy. However, if you have lived in the U.S. for your entire life then you have likely allowed one area where privacy is severely lacking to become normalized in your life. Can you recall the last time […]

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